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Savannah V. Carter

LPC, NBCC

Before becoming a counselor, I was an educator for eight years.  In the classroom, I found myself drawn to spending more time with children that needed a little extra help or support.  

Since then, my passion has become working with teens and children to identify and explore fears, by accepting themselves and discovering and creating a path to who they want to become.  I work one-on-one with teens that are struggling with self-esteem, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, LGBTQ+, and abuse.  

As a counselor, I work hard, alongside my clients, to build a therapeutic relationship through authenticity and empathy.  Person Centered Therapy is the lens in which I see all my client, I truly believe people are inherently good.  I also adapt, modify, and integrate many other theoretical views to meet the needs of my individual clients.  I often times use humor and transparency to create a safe place for people to become their best selves. 

As for me, I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 15 years, I have three daughters (that only drive me crazy 28% of the time) and I just recently became a dog mom; anyone that knows me can’t believe this is actually happening.  When I need to calm my own fears and anxieties you will find me hiking with my family or paddle boarding in any body of water.  I believe self-love, self-acceptance and self-care are keys to creating a balanced and fulfilling life.

Education: Savannah has an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood Education, she taught for eight years in grades K-2.  Savannah later received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Licenses: Savannah is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Idaho and is a National Board Certified Counselor.  Savannah has extensive training in trauma and is a trauma-informed counselor that can facilitate EMDR therapy.